21 May, 2019 - 1 year ago
After a weekend at Cannes Festival 2019 here is the Sainou round up:
From Sundance to Cannes; HBO and A24's SHARE starring Grand Jury Prize winner Rhianne Barreto had a Special Screening at the Soixantieme Theatre.
Lou Gala attend the Semaine du Cinéma Positif for the premier of L'un pour l’autre where she starred as lead role Sarah.
Scarlet Grace's directorial debut with short film Guilt screened at That Film Life as part of the festival.
3 July, 2018 - 2 years ago
Franc Ashman has been announced as the new Hermione Granger in the 9 times Olivier award winning play Harry Potter And The Cursed Child.
Franc will take over from Nicola Alexis, performing at the Palace Theatre, West End from mid July.
Directed by John Tiffany, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
is written by Jack Thorne and JK Rowling and first premiered in London in 2016, going on to win the most Olivier Awards in history. The production
23 March, 2017 - 3 years ago
Waleed Elgadi opens in the RSC's Rome Season in Stratford-Upon-Avon, prior to a London transfer.
This season leads with four of Shakespeare’s most political and bloody plays, set in and around ancient Rome.
begins the season, with the politics of spin and betrayal turning to violence in a race to claim the empire, after the all-conquering Caesar returns from war.
Next is Antony & Cleopatra
. Following Caesar’s assassination and his own rise to power, Mark Antony chooses a life of decadent
23 November, 2016 - 3 years ago
Home Theatre Manchester presents Ghosts
which opens to the press this evening starring William Travis as Jacob.
The Olivier Award winning Polly Findlay directs this new production of Henrik Ibsen’s masterpiece, Ghosts
It tells the story of a woman who’s spent years creating the illusion of a happy marriage to a successful, charming man. Long after his death, she is still trapped by the emotional after-effects of the truth – that he was a serial adulterer and a reckless alcoholic.
14 November, 2016 - 3 years ago
The Original London cast of School of Rock
open to the press this evening with Sainou's Michelle Francis as Mrs Williams.
The show features music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Glenn Slater and a book by Julian Fellowes. The production is directed by Laurence Connor.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s West End production plays at the New London Theatre.
School of Rock
- The Musical is based on the film of the same name which originally starred Jack Black and follows a failed, wannabe
26 October, 2016 - 3 years ago
The National Theatre presents Amadeus
which opens to the press this evening starring Sarah Amankwah as Venticello.
Peter Shaffer’s iconic play had its premiere at the National Theatre in 1979, winning multiple Olivier and Tony awards before being adapted into an Academy Award-winning film.
This new production is directed by Michael Longhurst (Constellations, The World of Extreme Happiness)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is a rowdy young prodigy who arrives in Vienna determined to make a splash. Awestruck by his genius, Court Composer Antonio Salieri
14 September, 2016 - 3 years ago
It's Press night for The RSC's London transfer of The Alchemist
with Sainou's John Cummins as Ananias.
When London is hit by an outbreak of the plague, the wealthy Lovewit flees to the country, leaving his townhouse in the hands of his trusted butler, Jeremy. But no sooner has his master left than Jeremy begins turning the house into a den of criminal activity. Assuming an alias, he recruits fellow conman Subtle and prostitute Doll Common to help him and
13 September, 2016 - 3 years ago
Press night for Dr Faustus
staring John Cummins as Cornelius.
has transferred to London following its successful run at the Royal Shakespeare Company’s home in Stratford-upon-Avon, Maria Aberg’s punchy production updates Marlowe for our times with ritual, cabaret and carnival. Bristling ‘with originality and vision’ (Stage), it sees Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan share the roles of the doctor and the demon.
Faustus is a solitary scholar who has exhausted the confines of human knowledge. Frustrated with the futility
8 September, 2016 - 3 years ago
Tonight is the media night for The Play That Goes Wrong
with Oliver Llewellyn-Jenkins as Jonathan.
Stumbling through their second catastrophic year, The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… does! The accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences!
Given 5 stars from The Daily Mail, called a ‘Gut-busting hit’ by the New York Times and
2 June, 2016 - 4 years ago
It's Press Night tonight of the Royal Shakespeare Company's new production of The Alchemist
, with Sainou's John Cummins as Ananias.
When London is hit by an outbreak of the plague, the wealthy Lovewit flees to the country, leaving his townhouse in the hands of his trusted butler, Jeremy. But no sooner has his master left than Jeremy begins turning the house into a den of criminal activity. Assuming an alias, he recruits fellow conman Subtle and prostitute Doll Common to help